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Little Dorrit

Gelesen von Ellis Christoff

(4,615 Sterne; 48 Bewertungen)

Born in the Marshalsea Prison for Debtors, Amy—Little Dorrit—the daughter of the ruined, but self-respectful William Dorrit, has put her entire heart in caring for her dear father, until one day her humble path is crossed by Arthur Clennam. Their meeting proves providential not only for Amy's life, but for the whole Dorrit family, whose new rise will, in many ways, be also their fall. As in all his novels, in Little Dorrit Dickens ushers us into a fascinating and startlingly rich world of human characters and destinies, where virtue and nobility cross swords with vice and villainy, where strength and weakness intertwine with prejudice and magnanimity and where the author's inspired pen wields a compelling and unforgettable power over the readers. (Summary by Ellis Christoff) (36 hr 9 min)

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Preface to the 1857 Edition

4:42

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Book the First: Poverty. Chapter 1 - Sun and Shadow

37:27

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Book 1, Chapter 2 - Fellow Travellers

34:26

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Book 1, Chapter 3 - Home

36:06

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Book 1, Chapter 4 - Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream

8:39

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Book 1, Chapter 5 - Family Affairs

31:00

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Book 1, Chapter 6 - The Father of the Marshalsea

28:20

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Book 1, Chapter 7 - The Child of the Marshalsea

28:43

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Book 1, Chapter 8 - The Lock

29:54

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Book 1, Chapter 9 - Little Mother

35:56

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Book 1, Chapter 10 - Containing the whole Science of Government

53:25

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Book 1, Chapter 11 - Let Loose

27:28

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Book 1, Chapter 12 - Bleeding Heart Yard

24:43

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Book 1, Chapter 13 - Patriarchal

1:00:56

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Book 1, Chapter 14 - Little Dorrit's Party

31:48

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Book 1, Chapter 15 - Mrs Flintwinch has another Dream

23:52

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Book 1, Chapter 16 - Nobody’s Weakness

36:29

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Book 1, Chapter 17 - Nobody’s Rival

24:46

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Book 1, Chapter 18 - Little Dorrit’s Lover

27:03

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Book 1, Chapter 19 - The Father of the Marshalsea in two or three Relations

32:12

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Book 1, Chapter 20 - Moving in Society

36:58

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Book 1, Chapter 21 - Mr Merdle’s Complaint

23:35

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Book 1, Chapter 22 - A Puzzle

23:52

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Book 1, Chapter 23 - Machinery in Motion

41:50

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Book 1, Chapter 24 - Fortune–Telling

41:23

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Book 1, Chapter 25 - Conspirators and Others

26:56

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Book 1, Chapter 26 - Nobody’s State of Mind

34:00

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Book 1, Chapter 27 - Five–and–Twenty

32:15

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Book 1, Chapter 28 - Nobody’s Disappearance

19:50

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Book 1, Chapter 29 - Mrs Flintwinch Goes On Dreaming

20:30

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Book 1, Chapter 30 - The Word of a Gentleman

42:09

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Book 1, Chapter 31 - Spirit

41:06

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Book 1, Chapter 32 - More Fortune-Telling

23:47

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Book 1, Chapter 33 - Mrs Merdle’s Complaint

25:53

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Book 1, Chapter 34 - A Shoal of Barnacles

24:42

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Book 1, Chapter 35 - What was behind Mr Pancks on Little Dorrit’s Hand

33:43

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Book 1, Chapter 36 - The Marshalsea becomes an Orphan

19:24

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Book 2, Chapter 1 - Fellow Travellers

40:37

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Book 2, Chapter 2 - Mrs General

12:02

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Book 2, Chapter 3 - On the Road

42:33

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Book 2, Chapter 4 - A Letter from Little Dorrit

9:37

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Book 2, Chapter 5 - Something Wrong Somewhere

42:38

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Book 2, Chapter 6 - Something Right Somewhere

40:07

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Book 2, Chapter 7 - Mostly, Prunes and Prism

29:46

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Book 2, Chapter 8 - The Dowager Mrs Gowan is reminded that ‘It Never Does’

31:40

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Book 2, Chapter 9 - Appearance and Disappearance

39:26

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Book 2, Chapter 10 - The Dreams of Mrs Flintwinch thicken

20:38

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Book 2, Chapter 11 - A Letter from Little Dorrit

15:31

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Book 2, Chapter 12 - In which a Great Patriotic Conference is holden

40:44

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Book 2, Chapter 13 - The Progress of an Epidemic

40:19

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Book 2, Chapter 14 - Taking Advice

28:31

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Book 2, Chapter 15 - No just Cause or Impediment why these Two Persons should n…

43:37

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Book 2, Chapter 16 - Getting on

19:50

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Book 2, Chapter 17 - Missing

26:59

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Book 2, Chapter 18 - A Castle in the Air

18:40

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Book 2, Chapter 19 - The Storming of the Castle in the Air

44:03

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Book 2, Chapter 20 - Introduces the next

26:21

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Book 2, Chapter 21 - The History of a Self–Tormentor

25:12

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Book 2, Chapter 22 - Who passes by this Road so late?

17:15

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Book 2, Chapter 23 - Mistress Affery makes a Conditional Promise, respecting he…

32:46

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Book 2, Chapter 24 - The Evening of a Long Day

27:24

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Book 2, Chapter 25 - The Chief Butler Resigns the Seals of Office

25:02

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Book 2, Chapter 26 - Reaping the Whirlwind

23:12

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Book 2, Chapter 27 - The Pupil of the Marshalsea

37:29

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Book 2, Chapter 28 - An Appearance in the Marshalsea

48:07

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Book 2, Chapter 29 - A Plea in the Marshalsea

23:23

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Book 2, Chapter 30: Closing In, Part 1

31:35

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Book 2, Chapter 30: Closing In, Part 2

32:39

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Book 2, Chapter 31 - Closed

23:52

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Book 2, Chapter 32 - Going

20:44

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Book 2, Chapter 33 - Going!

27:39

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Book 2, Chapter 34 - Gone

29:56

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Bewertungen

amazing

(5 Sterne)

Dickens cannot be beat I don't know that he has a rival, and this narrator was very good.

(5 Sterne)

I love this book. Ellis Christoff does a wonderful job reading the book. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Little Dorrit, Charles Dickens

(5 Sterne)

This is one of my favorite stories in all my reading experience. I place it as the best of Dickens's works. Some might find it lengthy. For me, the characters and setting are so captivating I find myself wishing the story had no end, but alas it does, and a happy one in a most philosophical sense. I find it to be Dickens's most effective novel in that it isn't preachy, or high-toned. The accuracy of his depiction is all the moral expose required here, and masterfully handled it was. You cannot say you know Dickens unless you know this work. You cannot say you're apprised of English literature, unless you know Dickens, and therefore must be familiar with this work in that regard.

Very Good

(4 Sterne)

A really enjoyable and engaging listen. The subject is loaded with themes and ideas that permeate both the characters and the settings. A complex and dense plot that often feels disjointed but is well brought together in the end by the master of the complex plotline! Really good narration from E.Christoph. I dock it one star because whilst I really enjoy the work I do feel like there are better Dickens pieces although this is certainly top 5.

Delightful adventure

(5 Sterne)

International in flavor, with rich abundance of characters, it seems that Dickens created characters for every weird circumstance that he dreamed up. Through much of the novel it seems that everything is all a jumble, but Dickens seems to tie all together gradually as the story is winding down. I enjoyed this look into early 19th century customs, for Dickens was distinctly a man of his time. Little Dorrit is a character set to relish for a lifetime.

(2 Sterne)

The story line is quite complicated, which is typical Dickens, with more individual characters than usual. The story line is excessively wordy in reaching the climax

(5 Sterne)

Typical Dickens, full of rich characters as relevant as if they were pulled from today's headlines. And Ellis Christoff does a superb job reading it.

Excellent

(5 Sterne)

It seems to me that the narrator does various English accents very well.